Formed in 1998, Regenerated Headpiece (RHP) is a groundbreaking trio out of New York City--three young men dedicated to changing the way people think about what hip hop music is and what it can be. Representing the fresh new face of rap music with an unprecedented sound and lyrical intelligence, producer/emcee Phon-X (Phonics), poet/emcee Shred Lexicon, and turntable specialist DJ Exfyl (X-File) seek to honor the rich history of their artform while simultaneously creating its future in the present.
Regenerated Headpiece is the flagship group of Headsnack Records and its affiliated sites GlobalHipHop.com and GlobalCypher.com, independently owned and operated by maverick entrepeneur Mike Foam since their founding in 1998.
RHP's song "War Cry" appeared on the Bomb Hip Hop Records compilation The Real Deal in 2002, a concept album exposing corruption in the music industry, and New York Newsday named their 2003 album "Dogfight" among the top ten releases of 2003.
One of the group's biggest supporters is none other than the CNN of hip hop, Chuck D of Public Enemy. Not only did he praise RHP's song "Elements" as one of his "favorite songs of the year ", he also licensed 6 of their songs for distribution through his Slamjamz label. And when Public Enemy's Revolverlution World Tour came to The World in Times Square in September, 2002 he honored RHP by having them open up the show.
Regenerated Headpiece also keep busy by performing live around New York, and have been fortunate enough to open up for such notable acts as legendary DJ/producer Prince Paul (Stetsasonic, De La Soul, Gravediggaz), Mixmaster Mike (Beastie Boys), Dilated Peoples, Blackalicious, RCA records' The Sound of Urchin, Arsonists (Matador Records), Phife Dawg (formerly of A Tribe Called Quest) and many of the finest groups on the underground music scene.
Regenerated Headpiece will release their third album in the Spring of 2007.